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Zamalek's coach confident his team will defeat Ethiopia's Dicha in Egypt

Ahram Online , Wednesday 7 Mar 2018
Ihab Galal
Zamalek's coach Ihab Gala (Photo: Ahram)
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Zamalek boss Ihab Galal said on Wednesday that his side will claim a big victory against Ethiopian side Wolaitta Dicha in the second leg of the Confederation Cup round of 32, which will take place in Suez in 10 days.

The White Knights slumped to a 2-1 loss to the Ethiopian side in the first leg on Wednesday in a game that saw a poor performance from the Egyptian representative.

"We have to put the first leg behind us," Galal told reporters after the game

"I am sure that we will earn a big victory in Egypt, especially since our opponent is not a big team."

"We played a good game, especially in the second half, but we were struggled due to the bad condition of the pitch"

Bezabeh Meleyo gave Dicha an early lead, but Zamalek winger Emad Fathi pounced on a defensive mistake to level the score seven minutes before the break.

Yared Dawit scored a precious winner for Dicha after finishing off a breakaway with 12 minutes remaining to give the hosts a famous win over five-time Champions League winners Zamalek.

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